Saturday 24 September 1988
It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Karl Alzner and Birgit Sarrap.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Don't Worry Be Happy (Edit) by Bobby McFerrin.
In UK Groovy Kind Of Love by Phil Collins was in the top 5 hits.
Dead Ringers, directed by David Cronenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988
while The Cardinal Of The Kremlin by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Round the Bend.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Deja Vu II: Lost in Las Vegas or Herzog.
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Which were the important events of 24 September 1988 ?
- Karl Alzner: Canadian ice hockey player.
- Birgit Sarrap: Estonian singer.
- Kyle Sullivan: American actor.
- Barbara C Harris of Mass, elected 1st woman Episcopal Bishop
- Carl Lewis runs world record 100m (9.92 seconds)
- Dave Stieb has no-hitter broken up with 2 outs in the 9th
- National League for Democracy is formed by Aung San Suu Kyi and various others to help fight against dictatorship in Myanmar.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1988 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bobby McFerrin - Don't Worry Be Happy (Edit)
- Guns N' Roses - Sweet Child O' Mine
- Taylor Dayne - I'll Always Love You
- Robert Palmer - Simply Irresistible
- Def Leppard - Love Bites
- Huey Lewis & The News - Perfect World
- Peter Cetera - One Good Woman
- New Edition - If It Isn't Love
- Kenny Loggins - Nobody's Fool
- Cheap Trick - Don't Be Cruel
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